Hero MotoCorp halts manufacturing operations from tomorrow

Hero MotoCorp to resume partial operations at Haryana, Uttarakhand plants from May 17
PTI | The company had halted operations temporarily at its six plants in India in a staggered manner for four days from April 22 to May 2, which was then extended till May 16.

Hero MotoCorp halts manufacturing operations amid rising COVID-19 cases

India’s largest two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp halts manufacturing operations amid rising COVID-19 cases in the country.

The company said in a statement “In keeping with its commitment to the safety and welfare of its people, Hero MotoCorp has decided to proactively halt operations temporarily at all of its manufacturing facilities across the country, including its Global Parts Center (GPC), in view of the ongoing escalation in the spread of COVID-19 across the country.”

Hero MotoCorp added, “All plants will resume normal operations post this short period of closure. We will utilise these shut-down days to carry out necessary maintenance work in the manufacturing plants.”

Each plant and Global Parts Center (GPC) will remain shut for four days, in a staggered manner between April 22 and May 1 basis the local scenario, the two-wheeler major said in the statement.

The company also said that the temporary shutdown is not going to impact our ability to meet the demand, which has been affected due to localized shut-downs in many states. The production loss will be compensated during the remainder of the quarter. 

All corporate offices of the company were already in Work-from-Home (WFH) mode and a very limited number of employees were working from offices on a rotation basis for continuity of essential services, the company added in the statement.


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